Is that great moment of the year, just before autumn kicks in, when we put together our strengths, partners and friends to help you transform your startup ideas into real businesses. A new edition of Hubcelerator is open for applications!
What is Hubcelerator?
Hubcelerator 2016 is the program developed by Impact Hub Bucharest and it is specially designed to facilitate impact-driven entrepreneurs to accelerate their business from the stage of idea formation or start-up initiative to a market validated business model. Most times superheroes are not born, but made, therefore expect a 10 weeks adventure that will give you all the tools and deliver a mindset of a start-up superhero!
For all of the entrepreneurs who are just starting to grow a business and need know-how, mentors, support and good pieces of advice. Nevertheless, for all the superheroes-to-be, because we can tell you for sure, succeding in creating a business will make you feel like you have no less than super powers.
The program is suited for all kinds of business, be it non-profits, for-profits, and hybrid business models.
An overview of the Hubcelerator program
- Tune your business model using Business Model Canvas and other tools and instruments.
- Get real market insights and “the how to” from the 15 workshops with experts on Legal Set-up, Finance & Accounting, Investment, Marketing & Product Development, Sales, Crowdfunding, Social Media, Storytelling and Pitching.
- 7 Program Meet-ups where you will find out about successful business stories, best practices and check your progress with peers and other entrepreneurs.
- 2 one-to-one consulting sessions for feedback on your marketing and financial plan.
- Business Mentoring Sessions – one to one meetings with your assigned mentor.
- Crowdfunding campaign to help you sell your ideas and products to the first customers.
- Clear assignments on the validation process and key check points.
- 1 Final Challenge: Pitch your idea in front of a board of experts & investors.
The accelerator starts on October 6th and lasts up till December 15th, while the selection is an ongoing process from August 17th until September 25th 2016, so hurry up and apply!